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Semussac tourism and travel guide

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Visit Semussac: highlights and tourist information

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Semussac is situated in the Charente-Maritime department and Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the west of France at 65 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: Semussac is 438 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Meschers-sur-Gironde at 6 km and Talmont at 7 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Semussac, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Semussac in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!


... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Charente-Maritime

Map of places to visit near Semussac


Markets in and near Semussac

  • Meschers-sur-Gironde: market Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday - seasonal market only (6km)
  • Saint Georges de Didonne: market all days exc. Thursday - seasonal market only (6km)
  • Saint Georges de Didonne: market Sunday and Monday (6km)
  • Cozes: market Wednesday (6km)
  • Saujon: market every day except Monday and Friday (8km)
  • Royan: market every day except Monday (9km)
  • Vaux sur Mer: market Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday - seasonal market only (12km)
  • Vaux sur Mer: market Monday (12km)
  • Breuillet: market Thursday & Sunday (15km)
  • Les Mathes: market every day except Monday (22km)

More information about Semussac, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Semussac, France

What to do at Semussac? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Semussac.

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye aux Dames de Saintes (Saintes) (28km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Savinien (Fenioux) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (52km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parcs et jardins du château de Beaulon (25km)
  • La Roche Courbon (26km)
  • Jardins de la Boirie (49km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Suzac (5km)
  • Pointe de Suzac (7km)
  • Pointe de Grave (13km)
  • Forêt de la Lande (26km)
  • Pointe de la Coubre (27km)
  • Forêt domaniale de la Coubre (28km)
  • Forêt de Pons (29km)
  • Hiers-Brouage (30km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Trojan (36km)
  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (45km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo de la Palmyre (22km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Semussac

Canton: Cozes

Arrondissement: Saintes

Department: Charente-Maritime

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 17120

Distance to Semussac

from La Rochelle (prefecture): 65 km

from Paris: 438 km

from Calais: 629 km

from Nice: 680 km

from Bordeaux: 89 km

from Strasbourg: 734 km

Getting here

Semussac is in the west of France. Most visitors will arrive by car typically from a channel ferry ports such as Saint Malo, Caen or Cherbourg, a drive af about 4-5 hours. For driving distances to Semussac from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arces, Corme-Ecluse, Grezac, La Chay, Medis and Meschers-sur-Gironde.

This page in French: Visiter Semussac

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